Re: A340 speed

From:         Steve Lacker <slacker@arlut.utexas.edu>
Organization: applied research laboratories
Date:         12 Jul 96 11:49:52 
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kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote:
>>within the Boeing family, planes have got slower with the newer designs.
>
>Not entirely true -- while the 757 and 767 are slower than the 747,
>the 777 has nearly the same cruise speed as the 747.

Also, isn't the "old design" 737 as slow or slower than a 757 or 767? And isn't
the 727 faster than the 757 as well? I'm talking about the most efficient
cruise speeds of the planes too. Obviously a 757 is more efficient than a 727,
but the 727's efficiency peak is at a higher speed, correct?

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